Gongol.com Archives: December 2021

Brian Gongol

December 19, 2021

Business and Finance From takeover bid to lawsuit

Alden is suing Lee Enterprises over Lee's rejection of a takeover proposal. Lee also adopted a poison pill.

Agriculture Iowa farmland values hit new nominal high

$9,751 per acre, on average. It's not a record-high in real terms (due to inflation), but it's getting close.

Threats and Hazards A political rally inside a church

"[W]hen religion is joined to [political] authority, piety disappears" - Maimonides

Broadcasting What if the King's speech were Cockneyed?

King George V was the first British monarch to go on the radio, but what if his influence had made a Cockney accent the go-to way of speaking instead of Received Pronunciation?

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